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Definition of Milkwort

Milkwort
Milkwort Milk"wort`, n. (Bot.) A genus of plants (Polygala) of many species. The common European P. vulgaris was supposed to have the power of producing a flow of milk in nurses. Note: The species of Campanula, or bellflower, are sometimes called milkwort, from their juice.

Meaning of Milkwort from wikipedia

- plants belonging to the family Polygalaceae. They are commonly known as milkworts or snakeroots. The genus is distributed widely throughout much of the...
- Heath milkwort is a common name for several plants and may refer to the following species: Come**** ericinum, from Australia Polygala serpyllifolia,...
- Polygala curtissii, the Curtiss' milkwort or Appalachian milkwort, is a species of flowering plant in the milkwort family. It is native to the Southeastern...
- Polygala macradenia, the glandleaf milkwort, is a subshrub in the milkwort family (Polygalaceae) found in the Arizona Uplands of the Sonoran Desert. Its...
- Caesalpinioideae, Mimosoideae, and Faboideae), Quillajaceae, Polygalaceae or milkworts (including the families Diclidantheraceae, Moutabeaceae, and Xanthophyllaceae)...
- Polygala amarella (or P. amara), commonly known as dwarf milkwort or Kentish milkwort, is a plant of the family Polygalaceae. A European native it grows...
- Common milkwort is a common name for several plants and may refer to: Polygala sanguinea, native to eastern North America Polygala vulgaris, native to...
- californica is a species of flowering plant in the milkwort family known by the common name California milkwort. It is native to southwestern Oregon and northern...
- Polygala vulgaris, known as the common milkwort, is a herbaceous perennial plant of the genus Polygala in the family Polygalaceae. The biological form...
- Polygala chamaebuxus, the shrubby milkwort, is an ornamental plant of genus Polygala in the family Polygalaceae. It has white flowers with bright yellow...
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